Military deployed to northern Kenya to demine roads

MILITARY DEPLOYED TO NORTHERN KENYA TO DEMINE ROADS

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PO The site of an explosion in Mandera on May 24, 2017. PHOTO | MANASE OTSIALO | NATION MEDIA GROUPย 

The military was on Thursday deployed in parts of northern Kenya to demine roads after 20 people, including 11 police officers were killed in explosions in the area.

Several suspects, including one believed to be the bomb expert behind the wave of explosions, now in the third week, have been arrested and are being held by police.

On Thursday, two police officers were killed and three others wounded when their vehicle ran over an explosive at the border town of Kulan, Garissa.

Four others were buried in Mandera, following a similar attack targeting the campaign convoy of Governor Ali Roba in which five officers died on Wednesday.

In Muthwani, Matungulu another family was mourning the other officer killed in the explosion.

Interior ministry spokesman Mwenda Njoka said the troops would workโ€ฆ

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